Category Archives: General Comments

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Schools Designed Like Summer Camp

 Schools Designed Like Summer Camp By Susan T. Dinnocenti, Ph.D., USA IPEN Rep originally posted at IPEN Network July Newsletter It is a new school year at every level: elementary, middle, jr high, high school, and college – there are … Continue reading

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Positive Leaders

Positive Leaders are R.A.T.S.! Normally when one thinks of RATS it doesn’t paint a picture of positivity, inspiration, or even a desire to be around the environment of where they live.  Yet, there are some organizations who are consistently led … Continue reading

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Contribution Ready

Contribution Ready trumps College and Career Readiness Politicians, educators, and corporate executives constantly chatter and argue about having our next generation of young people college or career ready. Why not talk and act on how to make our children Contribution … Continue reading

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Positive Education

Positive Education is Taking Root Across the Globe and In Your Neighborhood – Get Ready! The International Positive Education Network (ipen) is a global network for positive psychology researchers & practitioners, parents, educators, and many representatives from the arts & … Continue reading

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Wellness Strategies

Wellness strategies: Tools you can use – #1! Wellness strategies can affect many areas in a person’s life and by understanding how a strategy affects one dimension a person can strengthen other dimensions.  The first step is to determine where one is on the wellness continuum, which … Continue reading

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Positive Habits – 21 Days

21 days and Counting It is the third week of January a time where some New Year Resolutions begin to wane and frustration about keeping commitments to gym workouts, conscious eating, and spending quality time with friends and family begins … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways to Be Positive

It’s the Winter – you know that time of the year when stress is everywhere, people hate the weather, children want a snow day, and there is never enough time in the day to get things done……Well Cheer-UP and Tune-UP your … Continue reading

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High School Transitions

High School Transitions The arrival to high school can erupt many emotions for a young teenager: an apprehension at being the new kid on the block; exhilaration on achieving that long awaited destination; or just basic confusion on how it all fits together.  High … Continue reading

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Middle School Junior High Transitions

Middle School  Junior High Transitions Does one cry, laugh, or hold one’s breath when a child is approaching that age of puberty? What can be done when hormones, changes in attitude, and physical development are all on a collision course within … Continue reading

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Grade School Transitions

Grade School Transitions can be Sunny, Cloudy, Stormy or Mostly Sunny! September rolls around and many young children are either sad that their play, beach, or friend time just got sliced in half or they may be happy that their … Continue reading

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